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Sustainable kit

As a young teacher in the 1970s I was delighted to receive the Houghton pay award – with a significant (in 1970s money) backdated element. I’d always wanted a really great stereo (yes I know – but that’s really what … Continue reading

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Under the Bonnet

I came across a shop in York recently, Hawkins Bazaar (<strong>http://tinyurl.com/6eq2hmg)</strong>, with a window full of Bigtracks. What a coincidence at the same time there was an article in the Observer by John Naughton about the fact that all our … Continue reading

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Rocking

In the first year of my life my Grandad taught me to rock. I’m not sure how he did this but I guess he rocked my upper body back and forth while I was on his knee or in my … Continue reading

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